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? >> in the modern era, there isn't a lyndon johnson. the criticism of him, by david brooks most recently, is that he's too much like the senate majority leader. the president has a bully pulpit and he used it. the fact that republicans startete screaming bloody murde, indicate that they are worried about it. >> charles? >> the problem is this has the feel of a town with a leader who is not leading. he has not proposed a budget t on. the one he proposed was voted down by the senate 97-0, it was so preposterous. we have a president in full campaign mode was not proposing anything at a public -- who knows whether in private. there is no democratic proposal on the table for the budget. he is demagoguing against medicare and the ryan plan. he has decided, do that and that is how you get reelected. that is why the town is laundering. >> consistency has not been a problem with republicans. they endorsed the ryan plan, which does not provide for a balanced budget, and now they are pushing for a balanced budget. 103 house republicans have gone on record as saying they will not vote to rse t deb ceiling unles
johnson. the criticism ofim, by david brooks most recently this week, is that he is too much like the senate majority leaderer. the president has the bully pulpit and he used it. at that republicans started screaming bloody murder indicates that they are worried about it. >> charles? >> the problem is that this has the feel of a town where the president, the leader is not beating. he did not propose a budget. well the one he did was voted down by the senate 97-0, it was so preposterous. the democrats in control the senate have not produce a budget in two years. republicans have. we have a president at a full campaign mode was not proposing anything at a public -- who knows whether in private. there is no democratic proposal on the table for a budget. he is demagoguing against medicare and the ryan plan. he has deced do that and that is how you get reelected. that is why the town is floundering. >> consistency has not a problem with republicans. they have endorsed the ryan plan which does not provide for a balanced budget, and now they are pushing for a balanced budget. 103 house r
with him. >> david brooks says obama has a leadership style about convening and delegating and sometimes he seems passive. does that strike you as correct? >> it doesn't strike me as correct. i read brooks' column and had the following reaction to it. it doesn't strike me as correct at all with respect to foreign policy. we he we have from the outset, as i described earlier, taken a serious effort to rebalance activities in the world. it's a president who made decisions at the outset in iraq. it's a president who made a decision with afghanistan that in fact we were underresourced and didn't have strategy and direction and tripled the number of troops through a surge we're now seeing, again, from a position of success being able to take down. the numbers of. it's a president who has had the united states in the lead in terms of counterterrorism. it's a president who in europe, for example, we had a summit last november where the president led the effort on missile defense, on getting a common way forward in afghanistan, on a new concept for europe and nato's work there. it's a president who
passive. does that strike you as correct? >> it doesn't strike me as correct. i read brook's column anded that the following reaction to at this time. it doesn't strike me as correct at all with respect to foreign policy. we are from the outset, as i described earlier, undertaken a very serious effort to rebalance america's activities and look in the world. it is a president who made decisions on the outset about iraq. it is a president who made decisions with respect to afghanistan. in fact we were under resourced and didn't str strategy and direction and tripled the number of troops there and now we are seeing in a position to take down the numbers. it is a president who has had the united states in the lead in terms of counterterrorism. it is a president who, in europe, for example, we had a summit last november. where the president led the effort on missile defense, on getting a common way forward in afghanistan, on a new concept for europe and alternate work there. it is a president who took the lead on taking the g-20 and making it the premier and principle global financial manageme
the fence, you mentioned that 2,000 mile border. a new brookings report said for the first time, highly skilled immigrants are outnumbering low skilled or unskilled people coming over here. >> we should have more of them. enormous portion of people saving advanced degrees, are from overseas. they c ce to our wonderful universities. we equip them to add value to our economy and deport them. it's madness. every american advanced degree should come with a green card staples to it. let them stay. >> on a social level, how does this country grapple with that quite startling fact in 2050 it while be a majority minority country? >> i think the changes are not volumed immediately by political change. i've seen it happen in florida. florida has become a demographically different state than it was in 1926 when i got there. the change comes slowly. i was reading whether in california there will be as many hispanic districts as there should be. the political system tends to hold on, in incompentency and thins like that. i think it does come slowly and undoubtedly part of the change of the future. >
frederick county, virginia, gathered at clear brook park, most with helium- filled balloons. they came to remember the four lives lost on june 26th when an allegedly drunk driver smashed into the rear of the row family's stop car spark an interno that killed mark row, amanda row, and their two sons, 11-year-old caleb and tyler. tyler would have been celebrating his fifth birthday on this day. there were no speeches at this memorial, just quiet condolences for surviving family members, messages of sympathy were written in old- fashioned composition notebooks and quiet remembrances occurred among the acquaintances. immediate -- these two were troupe leaders for amanda row. she was one of the quiet ones and that is fitting, isn't it? that all of these voices are raised for her. she was a wonderful, wonderful person. >> oh, yes. >> and always had a smile, didn't she? >> yeah. >> and some curly red hair. >> yeah. >> hap birthday, dear tyler, happy birthday to you. >> reporter: the crowd spoon tapeeously began singing happy birthday to tyler row and hundreds and hundreds of balloons were rel
at the extraordinary and quiet ceremony. >> reporter: hundreds from frederick county virginia gathered at clear brook park most with balloons. they came to remember the four lives lost on june 26th when an allegedly drunk driver smashed into the rear of the roe family's stopped car sparking an inferno that killed mark, amanda and 11-year-old caleb and tyler who would have been celebrating his 5th birthday on this day. there were no speeches at this memorial just quiet condolences, for surviving family members, messages of sympathy were written in old fashioned composition notebooks and quiet remembrances occurred among acquaintances. troop leaders for former girl scout amanda roe. >> she was one of the quiet ones it is fitting isn't it all these voices are being raised for her. wonderful wonderful person. >> oh, yes always had a smile. >> yes. >> and curly red hair. >> yep. ♪ happy birthday dear tyler >> the crowd spontaneously began singing happen by birthday to tyler roe and hundreds and hundreds of balloons were released into the air. >> kids and adults marveled at the sight of the huge flock of
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. he was here for ambassador brooks memorial service. we may not be able to get to 0 any time soon. there is nothing anybody can do if some kid comes across in circumstances that arise polio. we hope to bring the numbers back down to the relatively nominal numbers that we used to have in the mid-1990's and late- 1990's. >> we have just a few more minutes. i think we have three questions. elizabeth, you have a question? and then your question. go ahead. >> mr. ambassador, in your opening remarks, i believe you said that half of the population that pakistan has been -- is under 18. >> it is a very young population. >> there has been a fair amount of coverage of these madrasahs in pakistan, where the koran is pretty much exclusively taught. there is a real concern that radicalism is being sponsored in the teaching. my question is, how widespread among the voice of pakistan are these madrasahs? who is supporting them? how concerned is the government about that? my second question, if i may, i believe you said that, given your predominantly -- you are a predominantly muslim country, the
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